LinkedIn Learning Playlists @ NIU: Accounting Tech Series

These required skills and suggested courses are aligned to the State University Civil Service System (SUCSS) Accounting Tech Series and approved by NIU's Human Resource Services. Use the suggested LinkedIn Learning playlists to fill in gaps and to achieve mastery in required skills. 

Tips:

  • Within each playlist, if you do not wish to view the entire series, you may pick and choose which videos you would like to watch by finding and then clicking on the desired title(s).
  • LinkedIn Learning will track the videos/courses you watch, regardless of which playlist you are using. 
  • As you complete videos and courses, you will see an eye icon by the title, which indicates that you have viewed it. 
  • The new content for each successive playlist is displayed in bold.  

Accounting Clerk

Suggested LinkedIn Learning playlist total run time: 8 hours 6 minutes.

Accounting Clerk SUCSS Skill Level Required Video
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Basic  
Office Methods and Procedures Basic  
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Basic  
Accounting Principles and Practices None None
Independent Judgement and Initiative None None
Supervision of Others None None

Accounting Technician I

Suggested LinkedIn Learning playlist total run time: 10 hours, 32 minutes.
(Accounting Clerk Playlist, plus 2 hours, 28 minutes of new content).

Skill SUCSS Skill Level Required Video
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Basic
Office Methods and Procedures Basic
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Basic
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Intermediate
  •  Accounting Foundations: Bookkeeping (1h 28m)
Accounting Principles and Practices Basic
  • What is accounting? (3m 33s)
  • Overview of the financial statements (1m 42s)
  • Balance sheets (6m 13s)
  • Income statements (2m 57s)
  • Statement of cash flows (3m 44s)
Independent Judgement and Initiative Basic
Supervision of Others Basic

Accounting Technician II

Suggested LinkedIn Learning playlist total run time: 21 hours, 31 minutes.
(Accounting Technician I Playlist, plus 10 hours 59 minutes of new content).

Skill SUCSS Skill Level Required Video
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Basic
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Intermediate
Office Methods and Procedures Basic
Office Methods and Procedures Intermediate
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Basic
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Intermediate
  • Accounting Foundations: Bookkeeping (1h 28m)
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Advanced
  • None Available
Accounting Principles and Practices Basic
  • What is accounting? (3m 33s)
  • Overview of the financial statements (1m 42s)
  • Balance sheets (6m 13s)
  • Income statements (2m 57s)
  • Statement of cash flows (3m 44s)
Accounting Principles and Practices Intermediate
  • A closer look at managerial accounting (6m 30s)
  • Product costing (13m 49s)
  • Break even (6m 28s)
  • Budgets (8m 48s)
Independent Judgement and Initiative Basic
Independent Judgement and Initiative Intermediate
Supervision of Others Basic

Accounting Technician III

Suggested LinkedIn Learning playlist total run time: 33 hours, 51 minutes.
(Accounting Technician II Playlist, plus 12 hours, 20 minutes of new content).

Skill SUCSS Skill Level Required Video
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Basic
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Intermediate
Operate Electronic and/or Other Standard Office Equipment Advanced
Office Methods and Procedures Basic
Office Methods and Procedures Intermediate
Office Methods and Procedures Advanced
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Basic
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures Intermediate
  • Accounting Foundations: Bookkeeping (1h 28m)
Bookkeeping Methods and Procedures *Advanced
  • None Available
Accounting Principles and Practices Basic
  • What is accounting? (3m 33s)
  • Overview of the financial statements (1m 42s)
  • Balance sheets (6m 13s)
  • Income statements (2m 57s)
  • Statement of cash flows (3m 44s)
Accounting Principles and Practices Intermediate
  • A closer look at managerial accounting (6m 30s)
  • Product costing (13m 49s)
  • Break even (6m 28s)
  • Budgets (8m 48s)
Accounting Principles and Practices Advanced
Independent Judgement and Initiative Basic
Independent Judgement and Initiative Intermediate
Independent Judgement and Initiative *Advanced
Supervision of Others Basic
Supervision of Others Advanced
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